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The Dive Sites of the Philippines (Dive Sites of... Series)

by Jack Jackson

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Published by NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Asia - Southeast,
  • Scuba & Snorkeling,
  • Asia - Far East

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8243371M
    ISBN 100844248630
    ISBN 109780844248639
    OCLC/WorldCa37760111

      Dive Sites in Tubbataha. Amos Rock (Southwest Rock) This popular scuba site found at the North Atoll features a stunning wall with large gorgonian fans as well as a variety of large fish. As the currents are often strong in this area, find yourself drifting in the dive site as you spot grey reef and white tip sharks, large groupers, and mackerels. The Dive Site. K likes. The Dive Site is a group dedicated to bringing together fellow divers, of all certification levels to share their experiences5/5.

    About Scuba Diving the Philippines Scuba Diving the Philippines can be done year round and there are all kinds of scuba diving experiences available to the novice and the experienced diver. You can go muck diving at Negros and Panglao or go on a shark dive at Apo Reef. Scuba diving Philippines style provides a chance to see an immense playground of vibrant color. Let us show you the best in diving in the Philippines. We can make your diving dreams become a reality with our wonderful scuba dive resorts Philippines selection.

    The Philippines is as much of a paradise for beach lovers as it is for divers. Home to several dive sites and a hotbed of marine biodiversity, it offers an array of underwater adventures (including opportunities to watch manta rays, whale sharks and thresher sharks!). The Philippines are a diver's paradise. Strategically located in Southeast Asia's coral triangle, this archipelago contains some of the most breathtaking beaches and diving locations on the planet Not only is the diving spectacular, the Philippines are known for their warm and accommodating culture and great food.


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The Dive Sites of the Philippines (Dive Sites of... Series) by Jack Jackson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This revised and updated edition of "Globetrotter Dive Guide: Philippines" includes 50 new dive sites and new sections on Mindanao and Southern Leyte. This guide features detailed coverage of more than dive and snorkel sites around the Philippines for divers of all levels.5/5(4).

This book describes the very best of the dive sites across the vast expanse of the 7,+ islands of The Philippines. It is an inventive new concept, including both popular and off-the-beaten-path sites, outer reefs, historic shipwrecks and remote atolls/5(2).

Subic Bay is a great location in the Philippines for a dive destination. The bay is protected so it not as affected by bad weather and currents as many other dive destinations are. It is also deep. Subic Bay is the home of over a dozen shipwrecks, most from World War Two.

The 10 Best Dive Sites in the Philippines. With so many islands to explore, it makes sense that the Philippines is one of the best diving destinations in the world. Spectacular reefs, whale sharks, mantas and underwater UNESCO World Heritage sites invite divers into the crystal clear waters of the Pacific.

Major dive areas are concentrated around Batangas, Mindoro, Palawan, and the Visayas -- with Malapascua, famed for its thresher sharks, at the northern end of the Camotes Sea, accessed via Cebu, while Padre Burgos and its jetty famous for macro life are at the southern end. Dive Sites The Philippines is within the Coral Triangle, one of the most diverse areas in the ocean and it shows with the wide variety of marine life that can be seen at all our dive sites.

Whether it is stunning corals, schooling fish or tiny critters that you are after we have it all. Dive Sites Read More». Tubbataha is arguably the best dive site in the Philippines as it is incredibly well preserved due to its remoteness and is often only accessed via liveaboard boats.

Divers from all around the world flock to t hectare Marine Protected Area in Palawan which is made up of two huge coral atolls. Apo Island Dive Sites. With its world-class diving, Apo Island is certainly one the most famous dive site of the Philippines. The island shelters in its clear and warm waters a great variety of hard and soft corals, countless reef fish and relaxed sea turtles.

The diving in the Philippines is diverse and offers some of the most affordable diving options. Diving in the Philippines is possible all year round. The best time to dive the Philippines is from December to June. The temperature typically ranges from 23 C/73Fs to 32C/90Fs. The Philippines is known for having the highest number of both discovered and unexplored dive sites in Asia.

And owing to its rich naval history, the country has become a favorite destination for its many famous wreck sites. The Dive Sites of the Philippines- A guide to Philippines Best Diving Spots - by Jack Jackson (Paperback -- May ) This book serves as an excellent guide to those wanting to dive around the many wonderful sites in the Philippines.

I just wish the author included a more in-depth write-up on Apo Reef. The Philippines has thousands of dive sites. These are spread out mostly around the Luzon and Visayas regions. Whatever your dive experience, you are sure to be spoilt for choice. In the Luzon region, nearby Manila, Puerto Galera is the perfect place to begin your scuba adventure.

One of the most popular wreck diving sites in the Philippines is the Akitsushima Wreck, located in world-renowned Coron Bay. Sunk inthe Akitsushima is spread out and much debris is scattered away from the ship but visible during your dive.

A very valuable book, that should be in the baggage of every diver visiting the Philippines is Jack Jackson's The Dive Sites of the Philippines, published by Passport Books, Lincolnwood, Il., USA, This extensive guide gives detailed information of a lot of dive sites in the country.

Located on the southwestern tip of Malapascua Island (Cebu), in the Philippines, the Ocean Passion diving centre is brand new and meets all French and international diving standards.

Opened in November in a resort run Equation Dive and Travel. Mainit Point – Located south of Manila in Anilao, Batangas, this is one of the most talked about dive sites in the Philippines for good reason.

Healthy, vibrant corals combined with the likelihood of seeing passing pelagics make this an exciting spot. Scuba Diving in the Philippines. What’s awesome about the Philippines is that there’s always something to do here.

Like Mountain Climbing, Island Hoping and many more. But most of the time the main reason tourist visits the Philippines is to go Scuba Diving. One of the best destination in the Philippines when it comes to Diving is Puerto Galera.

Famous when it comes to the history of the Philippines and the US Military, Subic offers a diversity of dive sites in the area. It is a couple of hours away from Manila Bay, the location of the Spanish-American War in “We have over a dozen USA and Japanese WWII wrecks in Subic Bay and a few aircraft wrecks as well.

Scuba Diving in The Philippines: Top 10 Dive Sites. The Philippines has some of the best scuba diving in the world. If you love to dive, you need to visit the Philippine islands.

This is truly the best place to scuba dive. Dive Site #1: Apo Island, Negros Oriental; Dive Site #2: Monad Shoal, Malapascua, Cebu; Dive Site #3: Manta Bowl, Ticao. The island is mostly famous for its pristine beaches, but in the surroundings of the island you can also find fantastic dive sites, some of the best dive sites in the Philippines.

The island is popular destination for a one day excursion amongst divers who stay in Malapascua Island. Just off Cebu's eastern coast, Mactan Island is one of the most popular diving destinations in the Philippines, with short boat rides of sites along a deep channel. Best known is Marigondon Cave, which is a large tunnel in the side of the wall that is home to luminescent flashlight fish.Diving in the Philippines Everything you have to know and the best Dive Sites The Philippines prov kilometres of coastline – and they have what it takes: From tiny marine organisms like seahorses and snails to sea snakes to large marine dwellers like turtles and dolphins, there is fascinating biodiversity here.

The central Philippines also has a particularly high number of species which are found nowhere else in the world. Philippine Liveaboards - View Prices & Book Online Diving highlights include the World Heritage site of Tubbataha, thresher sharks at Malapascua and big pelagics at Panagatan. Sharks at Malapascua in the Philippines.